Janet M. Cramer, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Communication and Journalism Department at the University of New Mexico,
where she teaches a variety of courses in media studies, journalism, and communication at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Her research focuses on the cultural studies of media, including food, gender studies, and media history. She has written
a history of media focusing on the cultural and intellectual traditions that have guided media development in the United States,
titled Media/History/Society: A Cultural History of U.S. Media (2009).
Carlnita P. Greene, PhD, is an assistant
professor and Director of the Communication & Rhetoric program at Nazareth College of Rochester. Her research can be broadly
defined as the intersection of rhetorical theory and popular culture. She has previously published on subjects as diverse
as food culture and the media, identity and social style, rhetorical theory in the twenty-first century, and popular culture
Lynn M. Walters, M.S., is founder and Executive Director of Cooking with Kids, Inc., an award-winning non-profit
organization that engages elementary school children in hands-on experience with fresh, affordable foods from diverse cultures.
Her research interests focus on the behavioral effects of experiential learning with food; family, peer, and environmental
influences on cooking and food choice; and the connections between pleasure and health.